2019 Ethics in Fundraising Presentation
This past winter CMB conducted a survey on Fundraising. We did this because in today’s social climate and culture we need to be above reproach, especially because we are called to the high standard of scripture (Ephesians 4:1-20).
The results of the survey were presented at the 2019 Chicago Leadership Momentum Summit. Even though there were no glaring issues uncovered by the survey, it was determined that it would be wise to have a document to use as a “plumb line” for CMB members when it comes to ethical fundraising.
Over the next several weeks we will be forming a small committee to start assembling a “Fundraising Best Practices” document. The purpose of the document will not be to say whether a specific tactic is ethical or unethical. Rather, the purpose will be to address topics such as drawings, challenges, matches and third-party partnerships and the best practices to follow when utilizing these tactics. This document will cover both on-air and off-air fundraising specifically for Christian radio stations.
We are thankful David Harms will spearhead the organization of this project. We hope to have the best practices document finalized before your Spring 2020 fundraisers.
Below is the powerpoint from the Chicago Momentum Summit Leadership presentation, “Ethics in Fundraising.”